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Sep 25, 2012 11:00am PDT
to overri override. the dmv will govern the rules and regulations. google has been testing these cars in california for years logging 300,000 miles without an accident, according to the company. the company has needed special permission from local authorities to do so. that is no longer the case when this law takes effect. you mentioned privacy concerns. in the future, autonomous cars will share data to avoid collision on the road. talking about gps and sensor information. there is language in the law that deal was this. one consumer watch dog group doesn't think it goes far enough. backers believe autonomous cars will make the roads go safer considering most of the accidents on the roads are the result of human error. reporting live, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >>> scores for the s.a.t. for the class of 2012 have reached a four-decade low. according to the college board, scores declined among every racial group except of those of asian descent. 57% did not score high enough to consider likely success in college. many contribute the decline of record number of students taking the t
Sep 26, 2012 11:00am PDT
a $15 billion package of spending cuts. greece's next bailout payment is hinging on the government's agreement of further spending cuts. >>> tesla's shares are hanging on a day after the stock fell. scott mcgrew, there are a lot of challenges ahead for the east bay carmaker. >> tesla filed this with the sec. it is a list of problems that may be ahead. do understand that financial statements are gloomy because the company has to say we warned you about this or that. there is a line on page 11 saying because the company stores batteries for use in cars and factories, there is a chance the factory could burn down. they have to warn about everything. if you drill down into the language, there are interesting facts. 1,000 people have canceled their model s orders and the company warns problems obtaining parts means not only will production slow, but they have to change the design to compensate. also, the epa changed the way the electric carmakers are supposed to measure mileage, but tesla hasn't run the model s through the tests. it is concerned the tests will reveal the s will not go a
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
act. the law states that the federal government will only recognize traditional marriages. that means no federal benefits, even where same-sex marriage is legal. >> same-sex couples are denied hundreds of different rights and benefits that are provided to married different-sex couples under federal law. >> the last term supreme court decisions paving the way for the affordable care acts and arizona's new immigration law. >>> now to decision 2012. this morning, debate prep for president obama and mitt romney who are getting ready for the first faceoff on wednesday. trac tracie potts has a look. >> reporter: the president is preparing to face mitt romney in denver on wednesday. >> he's a good debater. i'm just okay. but, what i'm most concerned about is having a serious discussion about what we need to do to keep the country growing. >> reporter: both sides are downplaying expectations. romney will be prepared and disciplined and aggressive. romney's debate partner calls the president a tough debater. >> president obama will be f formidable. i would not under estimate. >> reporter: john
Sep 27, 2012 11:00am PDT
that controversial youtube video that mocks islam and are demanding the u.s. government punish the filmmaker. >>> an actress in that youtube film has filed another lawsuit claiming copyright infringement. she filed a lawsuit this week. garcia says she claims she owns the rights to her performance in that movie because she never signed a release. the lawsuit demands youtube remove the clip from its website. garcia sued youtube in state court last week to remove that video. that suit was denied. >> scott mcgrew says no matter what the courts decide, that case will have interesting legal ramifications. >> you are absolutely right by saying courts. this is going to wind its way through several courts by the time it's done. and the ramifications of this, imagine if anyone appearing in any youtube video could claim copyright. of course, the actress in question wants the video off the internet now. so attached to that lawsuit are dozens of what we call takedown notices under the dmca. many video companies, including youtube on occasion, have removed videos from their service just based on a takedow
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